Kenn Ross is Minerva University’s Vice President of Strategic Growth and Advancement, responsible for the university's major development initiatives and fundraising efforts.
Kenn’s 25-year career spans growing businesses and communities in education, renewable energy, high-tech products, and business services in Asia, the US, and Europe. Prior to joining Minerva in 2013, Kenn raised funds, founded organizations, grew sales, established partnerships, developed networks, and brokered deals in organizations as diverse as Fortune 50 conglomerates and his own start-ups. He is most committed to improving education for all and immensely excited about Minerva University's potential in the coming decades.
Kenn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Middlebury College, and further education on Chinese Economics, Politics, Language and Literature. He has lived in Asia for almost 30 years and is fluent in Chinese.